Jul 28, 2007 - 08:13 am .- Fr. Frank Pavone, the head of the pro-life religious order, Priests for Life, has issued a stinging rebuke to some Christian pastors who have tried to silence pro-life protestors. Fr. Pavone was particularly upset about an event that happened in Birmingham, Alabama. "The Birmingham News carried a story on Thursday wherein some local pastors said that pro-life activists who held events on public sidewalks near their Churches 'did not have permission' to hold the events.